(Photos of all these events are all coming, but internet connections are so bad here we haven’t been able to post…please keep checking, but we may have to wait until we’re home this Friday. Some links are attached in this post…and we haven’t even been able to view them yet.)
We were invited to a Vodou Ceremony the evening before the Silent Artists Procession and it seemed appropriate. Women in white danced and chanted around the poto mitan while the drummers played and the crowd sang along. A woman who was mounted by Danballa was covered with a sheet and fed honey. It was all quite beautiful.
Artist Procession Sunday 7 February – ...
Jennifer met us (Pilatus N116TH) in Jacmel, Haiti on February 8 when we delivered 2,000 pounds of food to Art Creation Foundation for Children in Jacmel, Haiti. We were presented with a special gift...
A Monumental Benefit and Clothing Drive
Bay Area artists, musicians and performers donate their talents to support local organizations working in Haiti.
Date: Saturday, February 20, from 2:00 p.m. to midnight
Venue: NIMBY - 8410 Amelia Street, Oakland CA 94621
BART accessible, bicycle and car parking available.
Admission: $10 (children under 12 free) Donations of summer weight clothing for children and adults will be accepted on site.
“DO IT FOR HAITI” offers a staggering roster of performers and a unique opportunity to support Haiti relief efforts, learn first hand about local organizat...
It is time to share experiences from Jacmel, the Pearl of the Antilles. We’ve been concentrating our efforts with ACFFC (the organization with 60 impoverished children and our collaborators for many years), Zanmi Lakay’s small group of young men in our Transition Program, and local paper maché artisans and families.
But first … an example of an exciting day in Haiti. Today we went out shooting with the kids and a bunch of photographers with Andy Levin’s 100 Eyes Workshops in small groups. Guy, Andy, and I went out with Ti Charles and Rodyle. We stopped by Ti Charles house and were drinking sodas and talking about Vodou when we noticed a door ...